- Supervises five Associate Directors, Fellowships Office Coordinator, and administrative support staff. - Oversees day-to-day operations of the Career Services to ensure student-focused service. - Provides leadership and articulates the vision and mission for Career Services. Fosters a positive team dynamic among staff in the unit, focused on student success. - Collaborates with colleagues to strengthen services to professional schools and departments within the College and Schools; collects and disseminates placement data; utilizes technology as a professional differentiator; and expands partnerships with alumni and employers. - Responsible for fiscal planning and oversight of the annual operating budget. - Develops and implements annual strategic plans, policies, procedures and protocols. - Represents the Career Services on University committees relevant to employment, academic support services and initiatives. - Expands post-graduation opportunities for students through partnering with potential employers, service organizations and graduate schools. - Chairs a Career Advisory Board with membership from all Loyola departments that serve undergraduates, graduates, and/or alumni in career planning and placement. - Assists in the development of university-wide policies, procedures, systems, and tools that support successful preparation for employment and transition into post-graduation experiences. Participates in all phases from idea generation to implementation, evaluation and result reporting. - Publishes an annual report with outcomes data on post-graduation placements. - Performs related duties as required.
- Ability to work effectively with students in a holistic manner with an enthusiasm for providing student-centered services in the Ignatian tradition. - Strong interpersonal and communication skills. - Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with employers, faculty, staff, students and parents. - Demonstrated experience and ability to hire, train, evaluate and supervise a professional staff. - Experience developing and implementing student programming at the post-secondary level. - A commitment to academic excellence, social justice and service, values-based leadership, global awareness and diversity. - Ability to embrace, promote and articulate the University’s Jesuit Catholic identity.
- Experience using Handshake Software preferred.
- Experience with career services, applications, information technologies and databases.
- Master’s degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or at least seven years related experience and/or training.